SOURCE: Movember Foundation

Movember Foundation

October 20, 2014 05:30 ET

Media Advisory: Athletes and Parliamentarians Join Together to Support Movember

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - October 20, 2014) - Members of the media are invited to join the Movember Foundation kick off for its 8th annual Movember campaign on Parliament Hill in partnership with National Health and Fitness Day. Since coming to Canada in 2007 the Movember Foundation has raised $151.6 million for men's health.

Attention: Assignment Editors. There will be an opportunity for interviews and photos post remarks.

WHO: The Movember Foundation, National Health and Fitness Day.

John Weston MP, West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky Country
Nancy Greene Raine Senator, B.C.
Matthew Dubé MP, Chambly - Borduas
Kirsty Duncan MP, Etobicoke North

SPECIAL GUESTS
Erik Karlsson, Captain, Ottawa Senators
Eric Gryba, Defenceman, Ottawa Senators
Dr. Mike Evans, 23 and 1/3 hours

WHAT: To help kick off Movember's 8th annual campaign come meet Adam Garone, CEO and co-founder of the Movember Foundation, the global organization committed to changing the face of men's health.

WHEN: Monday October 20 2014, 5:00 - 7:00PM
Remarks 5:45 PM sharp
Photo Opportunity 6:10 PM

WHERE: Parliament of Canada, Room S 256 -111 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A9.

WHY: The Movember Foundation helps raise funds and awareness for men's health, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. To date, more than 4 million moustaches have been grown in 21 countries in support of Movember. Since 2007, Canadian's enthusiasm and hard work have made our country one of the top fundraising countries.

About the Movember Foundation
The Movember Foundation's vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men's health. We do this by getting men to grow moustaches during Movember (the month formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Together with the Movember community we have raised more than $574 million CAD, and have funded more than 800 world-class programs in 21 countries. We're committed to changing the face of men's health and won't stop growing as long as serious men's health issues remain. Movember is a registered charity in Canada -- BN 848215604 RR0001. For more information visit Movember.com.

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